عنوان مقاله [English]
Understanding the language of a poet prepares the ground for a more accurate understanding of his poetry. Thus, in addition to the consideration of the content and literary aspects, it is necessary to investigate the various causes that are influential in a linguistic context. Using the library research and descriptive analysis, this article investigates the language and content of the selected poems written by some of the most prominent Sacred Defense poets. Regarding language, this study is concerned with such elements as linguistic components, mystical terms and interpretations, words and images of modern warfare, the extensiveness of the scope of vocabulary, the lengthiness of poems, etc. Considering the content, this study discusses religious concepts and devotion to Imams, the consideration of the Ashura movement, the expectation of the rise of the last Imam, proximity to the Indian style, symbolism, commemoration and description of martyrs and martyrdom, self-incrimination, resistance against oppression and the oppressor, praise of the leadership, etc. Results show that in terms of language and content, Sacred Defense poetry is characterized by unique features that is not seen prior to it and that the poets such as Nasrollah Mardani, Ali Moallem Damghani, Moshfegh Kashani, Gheisar Aminpoor studied in this article have shown concern for these features in their poetry.